Until well into the 20th century counties on the Delmarva Peninsula had almshouses or poorhouses. The postcard from about 1912 shows the institution that served Kent County Delaware, which was located on a 300 acre farm in Wyoming, DE,. It had two buildings for residents and two tenant cottages for farmers. In the 1930s, Delaware closed its county almshouses as state hospitals or homes opened in Smyrna and elsewhere.
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